The Mooresville Fire & Rescue (MFR) has a long, proud history of providing quality services to the citizens of this community. Since the department's inception on May 10, 1910, our firefighters and administrative staff have built a reputation for innovative and progressive leadership in fire services.
The administration of MFR consists of a Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, Assistant Fire Chief, three Battalion Chiefs and an Administrative Assistant. Our suppression division includes the ranks of Captain, Engineer, Senior Firefighter and Firefighter. Our Fire Marshal's Office includes a Fire Marshal and three Assistant Fire Marshals. Our department operates on a 24-hour shift schedule - our crews are on shift for a full day followed by two consecutive days off
We continue to evaluate our services as we seek to become more effective and efficient in delivering quality fire services to meet the ever-changing needs of Mooresville and the Lake Norman area. Thank you for the privilege of serving this community.
Mission To safeguard life, property and the environment.
Vision To be recognized as a high-quality, highly-rated and respected full-service fire department with a focus on safety and public education.
Values The Mooresville Fire & Rescue respects the rights and dignity of all citizens, maintains the highest level of integrity and professionalism, involves the community in activities that directly affect the quality of life, and values each employee with respect for their individual contribution to the organization and encourages open communications and growth.
Fire News & Events
Citizens Fire Academy
Mooresville Fire - Rescue’s (MFR) Citizens Fire Academy is a free, ten-week program designed to provide an inside view of the operations of MFR. Curriculum includes live demonstrations, classroom learning and hands-on experiences. The program is free and open to anyone 18-years-of-age or older who lives or works in the Town of Mooresville or Iredell County. Beginning March 18, classes will meet consecutive Monday nights from 6 – 9 p.m. READ MORE
Deaton Named Fire Chief
Town Manager Erskine Smith announced today that Curt Deaton has been named Fire Chief for Mooresville Fire-Rescue. Deaton has served as Interim Fire Chief since July 1 when Fire Chief Wes Greene retired. A third generation Mooresville firefighter, Deaton began volunteering with Mooresville Fire Department in 1993. Since joining the staff in 1996, he has served as Firefighter, Engineer, Fire Captain and Battalion Chief. Deaton has served as Assistant Fire Chief since 2007.